Government Relations Committee

The government relations committee is responsible for formulating and communicating Association positions on state and federal legislation, policy, proposals, and initiatives affecting student financial aid programs. The committee: 

  • Advises members and Council of state and federal regulatory and legislative issues; 
  • Appoints committee members that represent each type of institution and organization in membership for representation; 
  • Communicates with state representatives; 
  • Communicates timelines to respond to legislative or regulatory proposals; 
  • Plans interest sessions in collaboration with the conference committee on legislative issues for the annual conference; 
  • Provides a quarterly report of activities to the secretary and president prior to Council meetings and an annual report prior to the annual meeting; 
  • Completes other duties as identified.


  • Rebecca McFarland (Chair), Southern NH University
  • Ken Ferreira, Franklin Pierce University

Volunteer Today!
Members are encouraged to participate in the association to ensure NHASFAA capitalizes on the collective knowledge of our membership to remain a leader in engaging, educating and empowering financial aid professionals in New Hampshire. 

To get involved, please send an email to [email protected] for additional information